Public Works

Our mission:  The Urbana Public Works Department promotes growth in the City of Urbana by maintaining, constructing and improving the City's infrastructure.  We preserve the quality of life for the citizens, visitors, businesses and government agencies (both within the City and in the surrounding areas).  Our department strives to provide prompt and courteous service in a professional, efficient and cost-effective manner to safeguard the safety, health and welfare of those we serve.

Our motto:  Urbana Public Works Department--Working for You

706 S. Glover Ave.
61802 Urbana , IL
M-F 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2342

Department Posts

Weather permitting, the outside northbound laneson North Lincoln Avenue near West Wascher Drive will be closed starting Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, April 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. for a sewer lining project done by the Urbana-Champaign Sanitary District. North Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the closure. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this work is in progress.
Post date: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 16:08
Post date: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 14:25
CLOSED Sealed proposals for a Guaranteed Energy Savings Project will be received at the office of the City of Urbana Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:50p.m. on June 2, 2017 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.
Post date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 00:00
The City of Urbana will restrict parking and close several streets to thru traffic for the Illinois Marathon, which will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Urbana Street Closing Information: All street closings will begin at 6:00 AM. The entire route will be closed by 6:30 AM. (Traffic will be pulsed across the route when possible). The following streets will re-open at these approximate times:
Post date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:54
Weather permitting; the south leg of the Green Street and Mathews Avenue intersection will be closed to southbound traffic at Green Street starting at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 for the installation of a 12” water main. The south leg of the Green Street and Mathews Avenue intersection will re-open with one lane southbound at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017. The south leg of the intersection will remain one lane southbound until fully opened at 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 08:48